Skip to main content
#
The Independent Critic

STARRING
Katy O'Brian, Lec Zorn, Lash Gibson
WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY
James Wallace Jr.
RUNNING TIME
17 Mins.
OFFICIAL WEBSITE

 "Remedy of a Killer" a Stylish but not Particularly Substantial Thriller Short 
Facebook
Twitter
LinkedIn
MySpace
Pinterest
Reddit
Add to favorites
Email

Advice lies in the barrel of a loaded gun...

So it goes with writer/director James Wallace Jr.'s indie action/thriller short film Remedy of a Killer, the story of hit-man named Carlos (Matt Christman) who senses betrayal when he confronts his partners, Nancy (Katy O'Brian) and John (Brian Stuart Boyd). It's a confrontation where only one person will survive.

Remedy of a Killer is a stylish action/thriller that starts off timidly yet gets stronger over the course of its 17-minute running time, more than a little of this being because of the disciplined, rather intense performance of Katy O'Brian. Once the action truly centers around the three key players, Remedy of a Killer begins to live into the stylish tone set by D.P. Jim Dougherty and Virgil Franklin's original music.

The recently completed film, an Indiana-based production, has a retro vibe and illustrates that Wallace knows how to get a decent bang for his buck. It's not a flawless film, but it's a film that stays with you after the closing credits have rolled.

Written by Richard Propes
The Independent Critic  

    The 50/50 x 2020 Pledge

    The Independent Critic is proud to support Indy-based Heartland Film by committing to the 50/50 x 2020 Pledge - By the end of the year 2020, The Independent Critic will achieve gender parity in its reviews of both shorts and feature films. Furthermore, The Independent Critic also pledges support for the Ruderman Family Foundation's call for authentic representation of people with disabilities in film and actively commits to leverage its journalistic influence to effect genuine change in the film industry by calling for and actively promoting authentic and inclusive casting and hiring of people with disabilities.

    our twitterour facebook page pintrestlinkdin

    The Independent Critic © 2008 - 2020